Srinagar, June 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, shab-e-Qadr also known as Laylat-ul-Qadr was observed with religious zeal and gaiety across Jammu and Kashmir, last night.

People offered nightlong prayers and recited holy Quran in mosques and shrines across Kashmir. Shab-e-Qadr, celebrated on the 27th night of Ramadan every year, is extolled in the tradition as “better than 1000 months”. During this night, Muslims spend most of the time reciting Quran, and offering special Ramadan prayers (Taraweeh). »

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Srinagar, June 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of mourners attended the funeral prayers of two youth martyred by the Indian troops in a village in south Kashmir’s Shopian district.

As the bodies of Abid Manzoor Magary of Navpora Payeen, Pulwama and Bilal Ahmad Butt of Armulla Lassipora reached their native villages, thousands of mourners converged there and participated in their last rites. »

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Jammu, June 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an Indian soldier committed suicide in Jammu district.

The Indian army man Yogesh Singh (27) was found hanging with a tree near an abandoned building at 16 Corps unit in Nagrota area of the district.

The Indian army soldier was presently posted at 16 Corps, Nagrota, area of city outskirts in Jammu,” a police official said. He said the after postmortem conducted at Government Medical College and Hospital in Jammu, the body was handed over to the Indian Army authorities. »

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Yousef Aldobeay appointed as OIC’s special envoy for Kashmir

Islamabad, June 02 (KMS): The 14th session of the OIC Summit in Makkah reiterated the Conference’s principled support for the legitimate right to self determination of the people of Jammu and Kashmir in accordance with UN resolutions.

Referring to the UN Kashmir report of 2018, the Final Communique of the Conference called for expedited establishment of a UN Commission of Inquiry to investigate the grave human rights violations and urged India to allow the Commission and other international organizations access to IOK. »

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Concern raised about plight of detainees

Srinagar, June 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their unabated acts of state terrorism martyred 34 Kashmiris including 3 in custody during the last month of May.

According to the data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, the killings rendered 4 women widowed and 10 children orphaned. During the month, 601 people were critically injured due to the firing of pellets, bullets and teargas shells by Indian army, paramilitary and police personnel on peaceful protesters in the occupied territory while 156 civilians including a woman were arrested. Most of the arrested persons were Hurriyat leaders, activists and youth. Seven of the arrestees were booked under black law Public Safety Act. The troops also molested 5 women and damaged and ransacked 39 houses during the period. »

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Srinagar, June 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has expressed serious concern over the plight of illegally detained Hurriyat leaders and activists particularly those languishing in New Delhi’s infamous Tihar Jail.

A DFP spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said the Kashmiri martyrs are sacrificing their precious lives for a great cause so everyone must take care of their families and visit their houses to exhibit solidarity with their families. »

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Srinagar, June 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, over a dozen pellet and bullet victims are battling injuries at SMHS hospital in Srinagar after they were hit in Indian forces’ firing in Kulgam and Shopian districts on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Nadia Jan, sister of Yawar Lone, who was hit by a bullet in abdomen in Kulgam on Wednesday, was praying in corridor as he was critical at intensive care unit (ICU) of the SMHS hospital. The 25-year-old youth was hit by a bullet during a peaceful protest. »

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Srinagar, June 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has paid rich tributes to the youth martyred by Indian troops in various cordon and search operations in South Kashmir’s Sugan, Shopian, Tral Awantipora and Dangerpora area in Sopore

The forum in a statement issued in Srinagar said the martyrs included Abid Manzoor Magray, Bilal Ahmed Butt, Yawar Ahmed Najar, Umar, Naseer Ahmed Mir, Asif Ahmed War and the innocent civilian Jasim Ahmed Shah. It said that even in the sacred month of Ramadan, Kashmir saw no end to bloodshed as the killing of youth continued unabated. »

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Jammu, June 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM), a constituent of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, has said that settlement of the disputes of Kashmir and Palestine is imperative for durable peace and stability in the world.

APHC leader and the JKPM Chairman, Mir Shahid Saleem, addressing a gathering at Thanamandi in Rajouri district said the world cannot ignore these two flashpoints for long as they pose a grave threat to the global peace and stability. »

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Srinagar, June 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Islami Tanzeem-e-Azadi has said that the authorities are prolonging the illegal detention of party Chairman, Abdul Samad Inqilabi, as they have once again not produced him before the court.

A spokesman of Islami Tanzeem-e-Azadi in a statement issued in Srinagar said now the court has fixed June 21 as the next date of hearing. He deplored that the authorities had arrested the party chairman in a false case and now they were prolonging his detention on one pretext or the other. »

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